The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lieutenant F S Vaughan


Lieutenant Francis Seymour VAUGHAN, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (attached Royal Flying Corps), killed 17th March 1918, age 27.

Baptised  27 Nov 1889 St Bridget, Wavertree, Lancashire, England, son of Francis Vaughan & Sarah, 45 Avondale Road - father occupation, cashier.

Elder son of Francis Edward and Sara Burdon Vaughan, of "Ingledene," Sale, Cheshire.

Fathers address given on Medal Card - The Turrett, Washway Road, Ashton-on-Mersey, Cheshire

Buried at Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.

NOTE: Officers Died in the Great War says 5th Battalion Royal West Kent Regiment; CWGC web says 2nd/4th Battalion.

London Gazette 16th October 1915.

Royal West Kent Regiment. - Private Francis Seymour Vaughan, 3823, from The London Regiment, to be Second Lieutenant. Dated 1st October, 1915.

London Gazette 22nd October 1917.

Royal Flying Corps - Military Wing. -The under mentioned appointments are made: Flying Officers. -

2nd Lieutenant  F. S. Vaughan, Royal West Kent Regiment, Territorial Force, and to be seconded. -  3rd August 1917.

London Gazette 30th November 1917.

Royal West Kent Regiment - The under mentioned 2nd Lieutenants to be Lieutenants -  1st July 1917 : F. S. Vaughan.

London Gazette 14th June 1918.

I have the honour to forward herewith a list of Officers, Ladies and Non-Commissioned Officers and Men, serving or have served under my Command, whose distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty I consider deserving of special mention.

I have the honour to be, My Lord, Your Lordship's most Obedient Servant, E H H Allenby, General

Royal Air Force  - Vaughan, Lieutenant F S (formerly Royal West Kent Regiment)

Link to the Air Force Association of Canada - see under CROIL

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